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Won't stay started w/ key in "on" position.

When I turn the key to the "start" position in the ignition, I have to gas it up to about 4 - 4.5 rpm for it to start. Once it is started I let the key return to the "on" position and it shuts off. However, if I keep the key in the "start" position it'll stay running. I have a 5-speed manual trans.

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